Beauty

Foundation

Foundation: Types And Application Process

A foundation can go a long way in achieving flawless skin and the good thing is that you can choose the right formula for your oily skin. Also, you can try wearing the foundation using the right tools. For example, if you are using a liquid formula, you should use a beauty sponge instead of a brush.

A little foundation before makeup can help in hiding the dark spots and highlighting the important features. But the results achieved depend on factors like your skin type, the foundation used, and application.

Here’re three popular foundation types and steps to apply those foundations.

You can choose a foundation keeping your oily skin type in mind.

Liquid Foundation

Suitability: All Skin Types

The beauty of liquid foundation cosmetics is that they can be applied with anything including a stippling brush, flat-top kabuki brush, rounded foundation brush, or fingers. But experts suggest sponges for cream and gel foundation. A beauty sponge provides maximum coverage and a natural finish.

Steps To Apply Liquid Foundation

Step 1: Prepare Your Face

Prepare Your Face

Clean your face with a gentle cleanser followed by a toner and a lightweight moisturizing lotion or cream. Allow the moisturizer to set on your skin before applying the primer.

Step 2: Apply The Foundation

Apply The Foundation

Take your sponge and dampen it with water or a makeup setting spray before dipping it in the bottle of the liquid foundation. Wipe off some foundation on the broader end of the beauty sponge and start applying the foundation from the center of your face. And blend it well with a stippling or bouncing motion.

Step 3: Set The Foundation

Set The Foundation

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Nutritious Foods For A Healthy Skin

11 Nutritious Foods For A Healthy Skin

For glowing skin, you need a healthy food. Your skin will have a natural glow when it is healthy from the inside.

Your skin braves pollution and withstands internal pressure. It protects your body from harmful sun rays but gets blemishes in turn. While makeup can only hide skin blemishes, your food can make your skin completely free from blemishes.

Here’re some 11 food for healthy skin…

Dark Green Leafy Vegetables

Dark Green Leafy Vegetable

Spinach, lettuce, coriander, broccoli, mustard leaves, radish lea, and other dark green leafy vegetables contain antioxidants, essential vitamins, and nutrients that can enhance the natural radiance of your skin. They will reduce the dullness so that the glow on your skin becomes visible. The good thing is that you can add these vegetables to your daily diet.

Fruits

Mangoes provide antioxidants and vitamin A needed to prevent premature aging. These nutrients will help your skin in retaining elasticity and grow new skin cells that will slow down the process of aging in the long run.

Fruits For Healthy Skin

Banana can prevent wrinkling of skin with its vitamins A, B, and E.

Papaya can help clean your skin of all impurities including dead cells and tissues.

Vitamin C is necessary for boosting collagen synthesis that protects skin from wrinkles. Also, it makes a protective shield against harmful rays of the sun and builds cell turnover. Fruits that give vitamin C are oranges, kiwis, guavas, grapefruit, and strawberries.

Apples can make your skin look younger forever.

Drinking a glass of warm water with lemon juice and honey is sufficient to lighten your skin tone.

Strawberries, raspberries, and blueberries provide antioxidants that can clean your skin of blemishes.… Read more

Pregnant Women Suffering From PUPPP Rashes Can Try The Following Home Treatments

Pregnancy is the happiest time in a woman’s life but the occurrence of PUPPP rashes could make things difficult. If you see a red, pimple-like rash lining the stretch marks caused by pregnancy, you should understand that it is a PUPPP skin rashes and that it could require proper treatment or treat with home remedies.

What is a PUPPP rash?

What Is A PUPPP Rash

Pruritic Urticarial Papules and Plaques of Pregnancy (PUPPP) is an itchy rash that occurs along with stretch marks but appears in the later stages of pregnancy. It usually starts in the abdomen but could spread to the lower parts of the body.

A PUPPP rash contains a hive-like bump but it can become larger and inflamed in individuals with a lighter skin tone. Also, it could be surrounded by a thin, white halo. In most cases, it disappears within 15 days of childbirth.

Should I get treatment for a PUPPP rash?

A PUPPP rash triggers an itching sensation. You will require treatment if the discomfort is unbearable. For treatment, you can try home remedies or visit your doctor for consultation, if the condition is severe.

Home remedies for PUPPP skin rashes

Oatmeal Bath

Oatmeal Bath

Soak in the oatmeal water for 15-20 minutes and do it 1-2 times a day. Oatmeal has anti-inflammatory properties that can reduce inflammation and itching of a PUPPP rash in a short time. Mix two cups of oatmeal in a tub of water for bathing.

Cold Compress Home Remedies For Skin Rashes

Cold Compress Home Remedies For Skin Rashes

Cold compress has a numbing effect on a PUPPP rash and this effect can soothe the rash and relieve the itchy skin. Take an ice pack and cold compress the affected skin for … Read more

Deodorant Isn’t Effective

5 Reasons To Why Your Deodorant Isn’t Effective

How effective your deodorant is, depends on how it is used. What you do is simply sprinkle the deo on your body, but it doesn’t work. Similarly, you keep using one type of deo again and again.

Here’re 5 deodorant mistakes you make & won’t get effective

Apply deodorant generously

You need to be generous with the application of your deo as just one layer of deodorant might not be effective against the heat. Apply the deo generously all over the body to cover your sweat ducts properly. It will increase the amount of deo consumption but it is the only way of getting desired results.

Underarms only

You need to apply the deo all over your body including underneath and underarms but what you do is just spray the deo under your arms and get ready to go out. You can even spray deo behind your knees. Also, you can spray deodorant in other inner areas.

Using deodorant just after shaving

Using Deodorant Just After Shaving

Cleaning your beard or shaving underarms, you should avoid putting deo just after removing the unwanted hair from the face and underarms as it could lead to burning sensation and even skin infection. Wait for a while after shaving to apply deo on your face and underarms.

Using one type of deodorant won’t effective

It is a mistake as you are making your sweat glands adaptive to one type of deo. And if your sweat glands become adaptive to a deodorant, they won’t respond to the deo. It is better to change your deodorant to get an effective result. Also, it is an opportunity to try new fragrances.

Apply deodorant at night

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Kim Kardashian Swimsuit Picture

Kim Kardashian Updates Her Instagram Profile With Swimsuit Pictures

Kim Kardashian is back after another whirlwind trip and stunning her fans with her vacation pictures. She also thrilled her fans by saying what she was going to spam all with her vacation pictures. And Kim Kardashian started with posting a swimsuit pictures.

Clad in a one-piece cut-out swimsuit, the reality star seems to be wearing nude makeup. It is a celebrity picture in a custom black monokini and it perfectly suits her well-toned body with hair in sultry waves.

Kim Kardashian one of the closest swimsuit pictures taken during her vacations.

Kim Kardashian In Black Bikini

Kim Kardashian seems emerging from the water. She is wearing a black bikini and having no makeup to give a natural pose. It is a sunny day and she is enjoying the sun amid the lush green surrounding. The river water looks green due to the shadow of the greenery. Also, the sun is lighting up the face and body of Kim Kardashian.

Kim Kardashian is always on top of the fashion game as evident from this picture where she is seen clad in a thin strap camouflage printed mini dress paired with slouchy thigh-high boots. While it can’t be a new trend, but Kim Kardashian makes sure that all eyes are set on her.

Kim Kardashian Swimsuit Picture

Kim Kardashian is a total stunner, especially in this picture. She sported a maxi bodycon dress and paired the dress with strappy heels to add the glam factor to her dress and look. Without this change, the look would be muted monochrome.

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Malaika Arora Eka Pada Ashtanga Namaskara

Malaika Arora Finds Monday Motivation In Eka Pada Ashtanga Namaskara Yoga Asana

Malaika Arora performed Eka Pada Ashtanga Namaskara yoga asana in Monday motivation for her Instagram followers. Her picture of doing this yoga asana in printed blue sports bra and tights is posted on Instagram early in the morning.

What is the picture about?

Malaika Arora is a fitness freak who often shares her fitness mantras with her Insta followers. Today morning, she performed a very difficult yoga asana to inspire her Insta fans. It is called Eka Pada Ashtanga Namaskara and it involves taking the bodyweight on knees, chest, arms, and chin.

What Is Eka Pada Ashtanga Namaskara Yoga Asana?

It is one-leg eight-limbed pose and an intermediate asana in yoga. It can also be called an advanced variation of the knees-chest-chin pose. In this asana, you bring your knees, arms, chest, and chin together to support your body weight while lifting your legs one by one.

How to perform Eka Pada Ashtanga Namaskara?

Malaika Arora Eka Pada Ashtanga Namaskara

Malaika Arora gives detailed instructions for this yoga asana. You need to start with the tabletop position by keeping your knees together and bringing your wrists under the shoulders.

Exhale: Fold your elbows to allow your chest and chin to drop to the mat.

Inhale: Lift your left leg as far as possible and bend your right knee to place your foot under the left leg for support. Hold this position for 10-15 seconds and then try it with the right leg. In this way, you can repeat the position with both legs.

What are the advantages of Eka Pada Ashtanga Namaskara yoga asana?

This yoga asana involves balancing body weight on knees, chest, arms, and chin. And it requires a lot of strength. Practicing this … Read more

Rose Herb Benefits

What Are The Herbal Uses Of Rose?

Rose as an herb has several benefits & been used in traditional Indian medicines for managing different ailments related to digestion, skin conditions, eye care, and soothing senses.

Health Benefits Of Rose Herb

Rose powder or jam (gulkand) is good for managing digestive problems like hyperacidity and diarrhea. Regular consumption of gulkand will boost your digestive system and improve your appetite.

Men with sexual dysfunction like libido and premature ejaculation should take half tsp of gulkand twice a day to improve their sexual power.

Rose water is good for skin rejuvenation. It has astringent properties that make it a great cleanser of skin pores. It also balances skin oils to prevent the formation of acne and pimples.

Rose water has healing and cooling properties that make is suitable for use to relieve eye strain.

Rose Herb Benefits

The fragrance of rose can help reduce stress and improve insomnia. Using rose candles at home will make a calm and soothing atmosphere.

How To Use Rose?

Rose as an herb can be used in different forms like powder, jam, water, oil, and leaves. Also, it is available in capsule form. You can grow rose in even a small flower pot to get fresh petals that you can chew or make their paste for skin treatment. Or you can buy rose water and gulkand from the market for daily consumption. Since packed products have a good shelf-life, you can keep your rose products for a long time.

Rose tea made from fresh rose petals can aid in your weight loss efforts. Take a couple of rose petals and rinse them with running water to remove dirt and grime from … Read more

Hide Acne Behind The Foundations

Summer Makeup Tips That Don’t Melt With Rising Mercury

You need to be extra cautious & follow tips while putting on makeup on summer days as high temperatures can melt the foundation. At this time, sweatproof and water resistance cosmetics could be a better choice but finding the right product could be a difficult job.

Tips for finding the right foundation for summer makeup

Always wear a liquid foundation….

A liquid foundation is easier to apply and it blends in seamlessly as well. Also, you’ll get a high coverage finish with a liquid foundation. So, give try a liquid foundation this summer.

Create your foundation….

Prepare your foundation by mixing your favorite moisturizer and foundation to make a unique combination that provides added nourishment while hiding all blemishes and dark spots.

Hide acne behind foundation….

Hide Acne Behind The Foundations

Summer is the time when your skin is more prone to acne but you can hide the acne under a sheer lightweight foundation. Also, it should be an all-over solution for the acne problem.

Invest in the right summer makeup shade….

Skin remains lighter during winter days but sunning at the beach or rooftop could lead to a darker complexion on summer days. Investing in a deeper shade of foundation is the right choice in wintertime. Similarly, you should be cautious about your skin complexion while choosing a shade for summer.

Check the formula….

The heavy foundation formula that helped during winter days won’t help in the summer months. You need to look for a suitable formula that can help maintain the foundation and makeup during hot sunny days.

Grab the right summer makeup tool.

Right Summer Makeup Tool

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Dry Shampooing

Is Dry Shampooing Beneficial For My Hair?

Your hair needs regular cleaning but it is neither possible nor good to wash your hair regularly. But you can dry shampoo your hair between regular washes and observe the benefits.

Dry shampoo is easier to use and it gives many benefits.

Add volume to your hair

It is a bonus. If you wash your hair with dry shampoo, you will feel of if your locks are blown out. And this feeling of fullness is in addition to the freshness that the dry shampoo gives. For better results, you should use the dry shampoo over damp hair.

Save your hair color

Dry shampoo Benefits

Wet shampoo removes hair color every time it is applied to the colored hair. You can use dry shampoo intermittently to keep your hair clean and protect the color from damage by shampoo. In this way, you can make your hair color last longer.

Stretch out a blow dry

It is difficult to stretch out a fabulous professional blow dry, if you use regular wet shampoo to clean your locks. But a water-less dry shampoo can do the job. It is a better option to keep your hair clean without compromising on the results of a professional blow dry.

Nourish your hair with natural oils

Nourish Hair With Natural Oils

Locks get much nourishment from natural oils found on the scalp but oils can’t reach out to the total length of the extremely curly or long hair. Dry shampoo absorbs the natural oils on the scalp and allows the oils ample time to reach out to the tip of hair.

Precautions with dry shampoo

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Somlata Acharyya Chowdhury Hair Care Tips

How To Keep Your Hair Happy This Summer?

Summer is the time when scorching heat can damage your hair. Exposure to sun could make your hair dry, brittle and lackluster but there are many ways to protect your hair from summer heat. For tips, you can look forward for celebrities that do many care things to keep their hair healthy and happy in summer.

Take some tool hair care tips for summer from celebrities

Somlata Acharyya Chowdhury, Singer….

She treats her dry hair with a good shampoo, conditioner, serum and mask. She does shampoo followed by conditioner and serum once a week and replaces serum with a mask once a month. And her hair care routine remains the pretty same all year round.

Somlata Acharyya Chowdhury Hair Care Tips

Ushasi Ray, Actress….

The diva with natural straight hair said that most of her hair problems vanished after the keratin treatment she did the previous year. Since she has dandruff, she uses a good anti-dandruff shampoo thrice a week. In summer, she also gets hot oil massage once a week. The massage keeps her hair naturally straight and smooth. For added nutrition, she drinks plenty of water and eats seasonal fruits.

Chitrangada Satarupa, Actress….

She finds it very difficult to manage her curly hair during summer but she knows how to. Her advice is to detangle hair using a comb only after washing your hair. First, you do shampoo and then a deep moisturizing conditioner and then detangle your hair using a comb. It will reduce the hair fall but you should avoid combing from the roots. She also suggests treating curly hair with a nice gel mixed with a curl cream. Using this treatment on damp hair keeps hair manageable and smooth.

Chitrangada Satarupa Hair Care Tips In Summer

Riya Bhattacherjee, Model, Hair

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